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RED announces the Hydrogen One, a smartphone with a holographic display

RED, the high-end camera company, has announced their first Android smartphone with the Hydrogen One.

The Hydrogen One will have a 5.7-inch Professional Hydrogen Holographic display which can be used to watch 2D/3D VR content as well as holographic multi-view content. You can also use the device to watch augmented reality and mixed reality content.

The Hydrogen One will also be able to seamlessly switch between traditional 2D content, holographic multi-view content, 3D content, and interactive games.

For audio, the device will be able to convert stereo sound into expansive multi-dimensional audio, which is possible using the company’s H30 algorithm. The Hydrogen One will be modular and future attachments will allow users to shoot higher quality videos and phones. The device will also be able to work with the company’s Scarlet, EPIC and Weapon cameras and use the Hydrogen One as a monitor.

The device will also be able to work with the company’s Scarlet, EPIC and Weapon cameras and use the Hydrogen One as a monitor.

RED hasn’t detailed other specs of the Hydrogen One, other than that it will have a USB Type-C port, headphone jack and a microSD card slot.

The Hydrogen One is available for pre-order now and comes in two versions. The Aluminium model will cost you $1,195 USD while the Titanium model will set you back $1,595 USD and is scheduled to ship in Q1 2018.

Source: RED via 9to5Google




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